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Quinoa Spaghetti with Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce

Well HELLO again!

Today I’ve got two things for you wonderful readers. First, I have a delicious and healthy recipe to share with you. Second, I decided it’s about time I fill you in on the exciting news I mentioned recently. ­čśÇ

So, first things first, I made some spaghetti.
I made it with quinoa noodles.
I also made some killer homemade sauce.

Quinoa Spaghetti with Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce by {milkandcerealblog.wordpress.com}

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Well hello there! Have you met my friend? This is quinoa.

No doubt you have, indeed, met quinoa before. But how much do you know about it? Chances are you know that it’s a gluten free grain and that it’s packed full of protein and fiber.

That’s almost all true, but here are a few things you may not know about quinoa. It’s a seed, not a grain. That was new information to me! I did a little research and also found out that it’s a┬ácomplete┬áprotein (meaning it provides all nine essential amino acids that humans need). We all know that beans are loaded with protein, but those are incomplete proteins. Who knew? Go quinoa! It’s a great source of iron, too, which is awesome for vegetarians. It’s good for your heart and can help improve cholesterol levels (just like Cheerios!).

So there you go. Are you sold on these stuffed peppers yet?

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Cashew “Cheese” & Kale Enchiladas

Who loves a good enchilada? Everybody, right? Right. There’s just something about saucy, spicy tortillas married with cheesy goodness that nobody can turn down.

Beef and chicken enchiladas are great, but what do you say to trying some MEATLESS enchiladas that taste just as good?┬áMaybe even better…

 

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